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Raven Ferguson

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Education Programs Coordinator Raven Ferguson

Raven Ferguson is education programs coordinator at the National Humanities Center where her dedication to empowering others through education informs her collaborative work with distinguished scholars and educators across the US. Through the Center’s various institutes, summits, and Humanities in Class projects, Raven helps teachers access and effectively deploy cutting-edge humanities research and innovative pedagogy with their students.

Raven’s background in language acquisition and cultural studies includes terms with AmeriCorps and Teach For America, where she worked to facilitate change in the South Louisiana region through the expansion of STEAM and cultural studies programs. She also served as a consultant for the Louisiana Association for Educators and as a DEI (Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion) and PBIS (Positive Behavioral Interventions and Supports) specialist for her local district.

Prior to joining the National Humanities Center, Raven worked as a teacher and curriculum development expert, developing models for foreign-language instruction both in-person and virtually, for students in Louisiana, Nebraska, North Carolina, and Oklahoma. Raven earned her bachelor’s degree in psychology and in language, literature, and culture from the University of North Carolina at Greensboro and holds a master’s degree in organizational management from Johns Hopkins University.